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Connor Hopper 

Director

Connor Hopper is thrilled to return to live theatre. He participated in many WMT audio productions throughout the pandemic. This is his third time giving himself a role in a play he has directed, and they get smaller each time. He thanks his wife Ally for all her love and support. 

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Laura Enns

Producer

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Steph Blanchette

Stage Manager

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Steph Blanchette is stage managing for the first time with Winnipeg Mennonite Theatre. Steph spends her days working as an EA. While shying away from being on stage in the spotlight, she finds passion working behind the scenes, shining the spotlight as stage manager. Steph's beginnings in theatre came in the form of “The Spikey Series” in 2008. Since then, she has been part of Wpg & Toronto Fringe Festivals, Folklorama, community theatre groups, and film projects. Steph is looking forward to producing “Audition Deficit Disorder” with Bush Party Productions in Wpg Fringe 2022. Steph enjoys working with a variety of people, learning something from everyone she meets. She is always looking to be part of the next project.

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Alison Friesen

Stage Manager

Alison Friesen has been a part of WMT working behind the scenes since 2016. Her first foray into community theatre began with Alan Ayckbourn’s “Improbable Fiction” where she started as a stagehand. Since then, she has been stage manager for several plays, including Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None” and, most recently, Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew.”

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Monica Reis

Set Design

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Monica has been a member of WMT since 1991 and held Board positions of secretary, chair and member at large.  During her 30 plus years in community theatre, she has acted in numerous WMT (most recent, Tempest Tost) and WMT- RMTC master playwright productions (most recent, Ghosts), and Fringe shows, The Diary of Adam and Eve (WMT), The Incident at  San Bajo (Summer Theatre Projects), and A Small Affair (Shoestring). Most recently she directed the on-line radio play, The Death of Pollyanna for WMT. Recently retired from her 34 year career as a high school English and Drama teacher, Monica has now ventured into set design. It has been a very rewarding experience and she is very happy to be working side by side again with Luis, her husband and set builder!

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Luis Reis

Set Build

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Luis Reis is a 30-year of WMT. He has directed a number of plays including Tempest Tost (Robertson Davies), And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie), and An Enemy of the People (Henrik Ibsen). 

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Judy Danchura

Costumes

Judy has worked with WMT as a board member and costumer since her retirement in 2007. Thanks to the cast for their help with costuming.

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Logan Nyman

Set Painter

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Logan was last seen in the WMT production “Cheque Please” and has done a plethora of

behind the scenes work for a number of productions. He is also single, so hit him up.

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Catherine Enns

Programme

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Catherine is a veteran of WMT and it’s longest serving board member and company member. She joined WMT in 1974 two years after John Enns et al started the Winnipeg Mennonite Theatre Society. And has loved it ever since. Acting, producing, stage managing, ticket managing, program writer, and Jill of all trades.

Set Construction:

Jeff Madden

Luis Reis

Derek Westra

Logan Nieman

 

Transportation:

Luis Reis

Jeff Madden

Carley Hungerford 

Emmanuel Machado 

Logan Nieman 

Conner Hopper

Cindy Madden

Cindy has been a WMT board member for several years and enjoys participating behind the scenes.

Cindy was a set painter and co house manager.

Acknowledgements

MC College's hairstylists

First Mennonite Church

Holly Friesen

Tony Taronno

Winnipeg Mennonite Theatre acknowledges and respects that we are located within Treaty One Territory, the traditional lands of the Anishinabe (Ojibway), Ininew (Cree), Oji-Cree, Dene, and Dakota and the heartland of the Metis people. We respect the treaties that were made on this territory.